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Camden Hills State Park

280 Belfast Rd, Camden, ME 04843-4519
+1 207-236-3109
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A tad pricey for what it offers

We visited Camden Hills State Park expressly to go up to Mount Battie. Being a cold wet day we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
srivaths
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Apex, North Carolina
Mt Megunticook trail is a must do!

Didn't have a lot of time here so as suggested as a budget option by the AJC (Atlanta newspaper... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Thirty miles of hiking trails keep the staunchest hiker trekking along.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mount battie” (69 reviews)
“penobscot bay” (51 reviews)
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280 Belfast Rd, Camden, ME 04843-4519
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited Camden Hills State Park expressly to go up to Mount Battie. Being a cold wet day we drove to the top of the mountain. The Park is a lush facility and hiking up would probably be nice even in summer. The views from...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Didn't have a lot of time here so as suggested as a budget option by the AJC (Atlanta newspaper featured Camden as a weekend getaway) we hiked the Megunticook trail and the view at ocean overlook was phenomenal. It was foggy but cleared enough for...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The only way into and up to Mt. Battie. Visitors in vehicles are charged a $6 per adult entrance fee. The Mt. Battie summit is spectacular (see separate reviews), but the park also has a small portion on the Atlantic Ocean side of Route 1...More

Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for a quick visit for Maine residents it is $4 per a person with discounts for children and adults over 65 - out of state residents it is $6. I will say the views of the bay, Camden and mountains are outstanding and...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Short, lovely drive to a hilltop overlooking the town and bay. Edna St. Vincent Millay wrote a poem about this view. She got it right.

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best views of Camden Harbor and the surrounding area. Don't forget your camera and hiking shoes. Truly one of the best places to visit in Maine. Don't forget the cross the highway to the other side of the park. Great picnic area and a...More

Thank mmiranda2609
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Drove through the park and did a bit of hiking. This is a beautiful park with lots of interesting trails.

Thank cakedeco
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The top of the hill has 2 nice lookout points of the Bay. It was worthwhile to get a birds' eye view & then walk around Camden & get closer to the water.

Thank Jliketotravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a clear and sunny day you can see forever. Mountains, ocean, lakes, and wildlife. We chose to drive up but the walk is very doable. So worth it.

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to Camden Hills State Park is a must for anyone traveling near this area. If you have less than an hour, drive up the road to the top of the mountain and get ready for breathtaking vistas. For those who are not mobile,...More

Thank Gropius12
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Ernie C
Do you need reservations have a 33' camper like to go Labor Day week end
11 June 2017|
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Response from TGaines | Reviewed this property |
Hi, this is the info I found for you: To reserve family campsites call Maine State parks reservation office: in Maine 800 332 1501, outside of Maine 207 624 9950 from 9am to 4 pm. I hope it can help..
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David M
Are there trails in the winter that would be good for snow shoeing?
17 February 2017|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
I have never been there in the winter, but I am sure they allow winter hiking or X Country skiing, except this winter they have 3 feet or more of snow... could make it difficult.
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dennis h
Hi is it possible, or common to be able to find an available site for a 14' trailer for a week in mid September? We'd love to visit CHSP this September. THANKS MUCH! Dennis Havlena northern Michigan. We're seniors so electricity'd help keep our bones warm:)
18 July 2016|
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Response from Joyce J | Reviewed this property |
We do not camp so we didn't pay close attention to that information other than they do appear to allow campers and I think they had electricity. Your best bet would be to contact the State Park directly for that long of a... More
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